At Ecto we
strive to develop innovative services to better serve our users. We
recognize that privacy is an important issue, so we design and operate
our services with the protection of your privacy in mind. This Privacy
Policy outlines the types of personal information we gather when you
use Ecto services, as well as the steps we take to safeguard it.
following principles apply to the personally identifying information we
ask for and that you provide. "Personally identifying information" is
information that individually identifies you, such as your name,
physical address or email address.
collects limited non-personally identifying information that your
browser makes available whenever you visit a website. This log
information includes your Internet Protocol address, browser type,
browser language, the date and time of your visit and one or more
cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We use this
information to operate, develop and improve our services.
services require you to register for an account. Ecto asks you for some
personal information in order to create an account (typically your
screen name, email address and a password for your account) and we will
use that information to provide the service. For premium services we
may request credit card or other payment information which we maintain
in encrypted form on secure servers.
When we require personally
identifying information, we will inform you about the types of
information we collect and how we use it. We hope this will help you
make an informed decision about sharing your personal information with
Although Ecto owns the data storage, databases and all
rights to the Ecto services and software application, you retain all
rights to your own content. We will never sell or share your content
with any third-parties (unless, of course, the product or our company
is sold or merged), or use your content for our own business advantage.
We respect the privacy of our subscribers, and the privacy of their
Upon your first visit to Ecto , a
cookie is sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser.
A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is
improve the quality of our service and to better understand how people
interact with us. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies.
You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a
cookie is being sent. However, some Ecto features or services may not
function properly without cookies.
do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to other
companies or individuals, unless we have your consent. We may share
such information in any of the following limited circumstances:
We have your consent
provide such information to trusted businesses or persons for the sole
purpose of processing personally identifying information on our behalf.
When this is done, it is subject to agreements that oblige those
parties to process such information only on our instructions and in
We conclude that we are required by law or
have a good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of
such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights,
property or safety of Ecto, its users or the public.